Bianca – Make my Lemonade: A French Affair and some ramblings

What do you think about my French flair? As much as I try I don’t have the flair of one of my favorite French bloggers is Bee Made …she’s just so effortlessly chic But at least I can say my top is French: both the Bianca blouse and this cotton/silk fabric are. Both were stashed away for the past 2 years…so in a way it … Continue reading Bianca – Make my Lemonade: A French Affair and some ramblings

La Mia Boutique 10/2017 Review-Recensione

Hey there! Eager to flick through La Mia Boutique magazine with me? If you are new here La Mia Boutique is an Italian sewing magazine…you can find all my reviews and if you’d like to get a copy, here is how to get La Mia Boutique worldwide Ciao! Curiose di sfogliare questo numero de La Mia Boutique con me? Se seguite il blog da poco … Continue reading La Mia Boutique 10/2017 Review-Recensione

1960s Vintage Burda Joan Dress

If I had to choose a favourite era…it would be the 60s! So when Burda released their vintage issue on this decade I literally ran to get it. There are only 11 patterns on this magazine issue so tracing them is less of a nightmare. Se dovessi scegliere la mia decade preferita…sarebbero sicuramente gli anni 60! Quindi quando Burda ha pubblicato questo speciale vintage sono … Continue reading 1960s Vintage Burda Joan Dress

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Sewing for the beach: Named Alpi Chino Shorts

After 6 years I’m going to the beach again soon! And of course it’s a great opportunity to make appropriate clothing…Enter Named Alpi Chino Shorts Dopo 6 anni tra qualche settimana andrò di nuovo al mare! E ovviamente è un’ottima opportunità per cucire dell’abbigliamento adatto…E quindi i i pantaloncini Alpi di Named erano d’obbligo! For this pattern I upcycled a pleated skirt that I never … Continue reading Sewing for the beach: Named Alpi Chino Shorts

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La Mia Boutique 08-09/2017 Review-Recensione

Ready for a new review?  I love this grey cover! Nice change! The cover pattern is a jumpsuit that you could easily turn into a two-piece pattern. I’m not so convinced about the belt but I guess it adds a bit of dimension to an otherwise very pink outfit ;o) I really like the blouse! Pronte per una nuova recensione? Questa copertina grigia mi fa … Continue reading La Mia Boutique 08-09/2017 Review-Recensione